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One confirmed dead after shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa
One confirmed dead after shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa

One gunman is dead, police confirm, following a shooting incident on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday that killed a Canadian Forces guard at the National War Memorial. This occured after two Canadian Forces members were struck two days earlier by a vehicle reportedly driven by a jihadist sympathizer, leaving one member dead.

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Egypt calls for renewal of ceasefire talks between Israel and Palestinians in Cairo
Egypt calls for renewal of ceasefire talks between Israel and Palestinians in Cairo

On Monday, Egypt invited the Israelis and Palestinians to return next week to the negotiations table in Cairo, which two months ago produced a ceasefire in the midst of the latest extensive armed conflict between the two sides.

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Hong Kong police move to open roads in Mong Kok
Hong Kong police move to open roads in Mong Kok

At about 5:00am local time on the 17th, police in Hong Kong moved to clear obstacles to traffic at the intersection of Argyle Street and Nathan Road in Mong Kok, Hong Kong.

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Hurricane warning goes into effect in Bermuda as Gonzalo nears
Hurricane warning goes into effect in Bermuda as Gonzalo nears

Bermuda, in the North Atlantic Ocean, was put under a hurricane warning after Hurricane Gonzalo was upgraded to Category 4 on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.

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Next phase of search for MH 370 begins
Next phase of search for MH 370 begins

Months after the end of the aerial search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing with 239 people aboard over the South China Sea between Malaysia and Vietnam on March 8, underwater search efforts began a second phase.

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